Sunday, September 11, 2011

UK: Northolt Model Railway Club

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From their website:
Northolt Model Railway Club was formed in 1950 and its 60 plus members meet every Friday evening in permanent accommodation situated within the Northolt Village Community Centre. There is a wide range of railway interests within the club and layouts have been constructed in 4mm (OO), and 7mm (O) gauges. An elevated 3½ " and 5 " gauge track within the grounds provides running facilities for the Live Steamers.

Weekly working and running evenings are interspersed with occasional talks, film and slide shows and the Live Steam section provide train rides for the public.(2-5pm on the third Sunday in the month from April to September)

Members activities include:
Providing a stand at the London Model Engineering Exhibition at Alexander Palace in January.

Model and photographic competitions.

Outings arranged each year to model and engineering exhibitions, preserved railways and other places of interest.
Use of our excellent library.

Publishing an in-house magazine "The Thunderer" in the spring and autumn.
Live steam visits to other clubs giving the opertunity to run our engines on different tracks.We have recently included a summer weekend away to reach clubs further afield.

An Annual Exhibition held at the Community Centre on the first or second Saturday in September.

New members will be made very welcome, whether you are an experienced model maker, an absolute beginner or anywhere in between. Adult membership is restricted to those over 16, but juniors (between 14 and 16) are also welcome if accompanied by a parent.

Visitors and potential members are welcome any Friday evening - just turn up!

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